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What is causing my lower back pain?

What is causing my lower back pain?

Several possibilitie: In that region, pain can arise from a hip, spine or si joint problem. It can also be a referred pain from your abdominal or pelvic region organs as well. If pain is getting worse or persisting over time & is bothering you, get evaluated by your doctor to start appropriate treatment based on a correct diagnosis. A spine issue could be facet joint or a disc problemas well as some other diagnoses. ...Read more

Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Is there a home test I can do to see what caused my lower back pain?

Is there a home test I can do to see what caused my lower back pain?

I do not know of: Any test but if you have arthritis some place else most likely you have it in your back. ...Read more

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What could be causing my lower back pain on only one side? Are these signs of my first period coming?

What could be causing my lower back pain on only one side? Are these signs of my first period coming?

Musculoskeletal: It is much more likely that your unilateral back pain has a musculoskeletal cause, such as degenerative disc, facet joint arthropathy, si joint pathology, herniated disc, pinched nerve, etc - rather than being related to menstruation. However, if your symptoms persist you should see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is causing my severe lower back pain?

What is causing my severe lower back pain?

Numerous: There are many many potential causes of back pain, ranging from soft tissue inflammation (myofasciitis), muscle sprain/strain, disc degeneration, herniated discs, facet arthritis, si joint pathology, and more serious conditions such as infections and tumors. If your pain has been persistent then you need to see a physician. ...Read more

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What is causing my constant lower back pain ?

Low back pain: Treat the cause, whether bone, muscles, tissue, or medical conditions or medications. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

What is the cause of my lower back pain with nausea?

Comorbidity: Nausea may be caused by pain like a side effect. Nausea could be caused by non-gastrointestinal organs of the body. Also the medications (opioids) can induce nausea. Find with your doctor the source of the nausea and treat the cause not a symptom. ...Read more

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What could be causing my severe lower back pain and what should I do about it if I have codeine allergy?

Many possibilities: There areany causes of low back pain. Without more history i can't be of much help. There are many medications from nsaids to muscle relaxers to opioids you can take even with a Codeine allergy. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my lower back pain and dizziness?

What could be the cause of my lower back pain and dizziness?

Nothing: The two things should not be related at all. To be certainly though, seek out a spine specialist for a full evaluation of the lower back pain. Might want to see an ENT physician, internal medicine or neurologist for the dizziness. ...Read more

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What causes my lower right back pain?

What causes my lower right back pain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... You should seek help from a health care provider, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What is causing my lower right back pain?

What is causing my lower right back pain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your pain persists, seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause lower back pain ?

Many reasons: Local infection, muscular strain/ sprain, ruptured disc, facet impingement, spondylolisthesis, sacro-iliac dysfnctn, lumbar stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, pyriformis syndrome. See doctor and evaluate all of these possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain?

Back: Obesity, improper posture while sitting or standing, prolongued sleeping among the most common causes. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain?

What causes lower back pain?

Many different cause: Most common cause being muscular - muscle spasm due to poor posture, injury, overuse, etc.
Also other local causes such as inflammation of the joints between vertebrae, nerve impingement, discus degeneration, etc.
Referred pain may also cause back pain for example bowel, bladder or kidney disorders. Also bursitis of your greater trochanter (side of your hip bone), or even the hip itself.
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What causes lower back pain ?

What causes lower back pain  ?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain?

See below: The list of individual conditions is too long. We can basically divide causes into 3 broad categories: boney causes, muscular causes and nerve causes. ...Read more

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What might cause lower back pain?

What might cause lower back pain?

Many possibilities.: There are many potential causes for low back pain. Common are: disk changes, smoking, sprains of ligaments, muscular strains and spasms, vitamin deficiencies, joint inflammation, altered walking or sitting patterns, lack of sleep, poor circulation in the spinal blood vessels, tumors, aortic aneurysms, trauma, and spinal deformities. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden lower back pain?

Strain: The most common cause of sudden low back pain is a strain. This is usually of the muscles and the ligaments. Certainly other tissues can cause sudden low back pain such as a disc tear or disc herniation. The good news is that most acute low back pain goes away within a few days with rest, ice and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower back pain?

Back pain: Back pain is usually caused by a problem with the disc that serves as the cushion between vertebra. The discs can herniate where a piece from the center comes out or the disc can tear (annular tear) which commonly causes severe back pain. There are other less common causes such as trauma/fracture, infection, facet(spine joints) arthritis, cancer, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain in women?

What can cause lower back pain in women?

See below: Causes of back pain are not that much different than in men with a few exceptions.Disc problems, joint problems, muscle and ligament problems, postural problems, stress and emotional problems, depression can all be a cause or causes of back pain.In women, relaxation of thepelvic ligaments during pregnancy can cause problems.There are moreserious diseases that can cause back pain. Talk to yourdoc. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more